Toward a Precise Date for the Samaria Ostraca

@article{Rainey1988TowardAP,
  title={Toward a Precise Date for the Samaria Ostraca},
  author={A. F. Rainey},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research},
  year={1988},
  volume={272},
  pages={69 - 74}
}
  • A. F. Rainey
  • Published 1988
  • History
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
A new proposal is made to assign the dated ostraca to the regnal years of Jehoash (year 15) and his coregent, Jeroboam II (years 9 and 10). The texts could all be dated to the span of years between 784 and 783 B. C., following Thiele's chronology. The implications of this new proposal for understanding the texts are explored. Further defense of their significance as records of shipments to officials from their respective land holdings includes a remarkable parallel from the reign of Herod the… Expand
7 Citations

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 22 REFERENCES
The Samaria Ostraca: An Early Witness to Hebrew Writing
  • 25
Ugaritic Descriptive Rituals
  • B. Levine
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1963
  • 6
Israelite Chronology and the Samaria Ostraca
  • Zeitschrift des deutschen PalastinaVereins
  • 1985
The Sitz im Leben of the Samaria Ostraca
  • 12
...
1
2
3
...